Product Recall: Ozark Camp Axe from Walmart

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  1. Walmart Recalls Camp Axes Due to Injury Hazard:https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Walmart-Recalls-Camp-Axes-Due-to-Injury-Hazard

 

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1. Walmart Recalls Camp Axes Due to Injury Hazard:

Recall Date: October 3, 2018
Recall Number: 19-003

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product:
Ozark Trail camp axes

 

Hazard:

The axe head can detach from the handle, posing an injury hazard.

 

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled axes and return them to Walmart for a full refund.

 

Consumer Contact:

Walmart at 800-925-6278 from 7 a.m. through 9 p.m. CT any day or online at www.walmart.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

 

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Walmart-Recalls-Camp-Axes-Due-to-Injury-Hazard

 

 

Recall Details

 

Units:

About 246,000

Description:

This recall involves Ozark Trail camp axes. The steel shaft tubular axes measure about 14 inches long from handle to axe head, and weigh about 1.25 lbs. The axes have a black, non-slip rubber grip and claw feature. “Ozark Trail” and model number 60111140 are printed on the product packaging.

 

 

Incidents/Injuries:

Walmart has received two reports of axe heads detaching from the handle, resulting in minor cuts and abrasions.

 

 

Sold Exclusively At:

Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from January 2017 through July 2018 for about $8.

 

 

Manufacturer(s):

Gardex, of India

 

 

Importer(s):

Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

 

Distributor(s):

Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

 

 

Manufactured In:

India

 

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

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